Bruce Kent Taker (1942 - 2012)

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Bruce Kent Taker, 70, of Inverness, died Monday, June 25, 2012, at his residence. Bruce was born on May 23, 1942, in Lewiston, Maine, to the late Lionel and Lila (Bryant) Taker and relocated to this area in 2003 from Connecticut. He was employed by Carpenter's Union Local 210, The New England Bark and Mulch Company and here in Florida by Texas Aquatics. He was an avid fisherman and boater and enjoyed keeping busy with projects.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Rita Taker, Inverness; his daughter, Lila (Stephen) Tuxbury, New Hartford, Conn.; his son, Jeffrey K. (Laurie) Taker, Torrington, Conn.; one brother, Dale Taker, West Paris, Maine; and six grandchildren, Jessica and Shelby Taker and Elizabeth, Benjamin, Annmarie and Zachary Tuxbury. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dwaine, and two sisters, Roberta Doughty and Ivalea Punkkinen.
Funeral service and burial will be from the Phalen Funeral Home in Torrington, Conn. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with local arrangements.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on June 28, 2012
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